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Nonprofits' contraceptive cases next for justices

Sun Jul 6, 2014 4:11 pm

Nonprofits' contraceptive cases next for justices By Mark Sherman, Associated Press and Rachel Zoll, Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — How much distance from an immoral act is enough?That's the difficult question behind the next legal dispute over religion, birth control and the health law that is likely to...


Sheriff, feds: Rancher must be held accountable

Sun Jul 6, 2014 4:10 pm

Sheriff, feds: Rancher must be held accountable By Martin Griffith Associated Press
RENO, Nev. (AP) — U.S. Bureau of Land Management officials say they agree with a Nevada sheriff's position that rancher Cliven Bundy must be held accountable for his role in an April standoff...


Performer drapes, lights firecrackers on body

Sat Jul 5, 2014 7:48 pm

Performer drapes, lights firecrackers on body COOPERSVILLE, Mich. (AP) — John Fletcher gets a bang out of firecrackers — especially those he wraps around himself.The 51-year-old Michigan performer's act includes setting off 10,500 ...


What's making US economy a world beater? 5 factors

Sat Jul 5, 2014 7:47 pm

What's making US economy a world beater? 5 factors By Paul Wiseman, AP Economics Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) — How does the U.S. economy do it?

Europe is floundering. China faces slower growth. Japan is struggling to sustain tentative gains.


First lady bucks GOP on school lunch rules

Sat Jul 5, 2014 7:46 pm

First lady bucks GOP on school lunch rules By Darlene Superville, Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — First ladies typically avoid getting into public scraps, but Michelle Obama has jumped into perhaps her biggest battle yet.She's fighting a House Republican effort to soften...


4 confirmed dead in Florida boat collision

Sat Jul 5, 2014 7:45 pm

4 confirmed dead in Florida boat collision MIAMI (AP) — Three boats collided near a Miami marina around the end of a fireworks display, killing four and injuring a dozen others in a chaotic scene that left bodies and survivors tossed ...


Wisconsin man wins popular wife-carrying contest

Sat Jul 5, 2014 7:44 pm

Wisconsin man wins popular wife-carrying contest MONONA, Wis. (AP) — The eighth annual Wisconsin Wife Carry Championship Race was a big hit again this year, especially for Jon Fenrick of Middleton.The 29-year-old Monona police officer captu...


Shark bites man near Southern California beach

Sat Jul 5, 2014 7:30 pm

Shark bites man near Southern California beach MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A 7-foot-long great white shark bit a man swimming off Southern California's Manhattan Beach on Saturday, officials said.The man was bitten on the upper right s...


VIDEO/Indiana: Shocking video of Lafayette police officer pushing over man in wheelchair

Fri Jul 4, 2014 9:51 pm

VIDEO/Indiana: Shocking video of Lafayette police officer pushing over man in wheelchair Lafayette, Indiana: Eric Levy reports on a video released showing a man in a wheel chair being pushed over by police. Apparently the man in question, 25-year-old Nicholas Kinkade,  reported ha...


Obama: US always has been a nation of immigrants

Fri Jul 4, 2014 8:05 pm

Obama: US always has been a nation of immigrants By Darlene Superville, Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — Celebrating the ethnic diversity of America, President Barack Obama said more than two dozen foreign-born service members who became U.S. citizens at the White House on the ...


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